Barbara Lewis correspondence on Young Lions

Barbara Lewis correspondence on Young Lions

Dates: 1992-1993

Materials include two letters to Barbara Lewis from her former students pertaining to Young Lions. Dated 1992-1993.

  • Extent: 1 folder
  • Creator: Lewis, Barbara A., 1943
  • Call Number: MSS 8113 Series 5 Subseries 4
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Literary Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Barbara A. Lewis papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators. Barbara A. Lewis retains copyright for the Barbara Lewis papers.
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Barbara Lewis correspondence on Young Lions; MSS 8113; Barbara Lewis papers; L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Literary Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
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Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Authors, American--Utah--Correspondence; Literature
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Lewis (Barbara) papers
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Biographical History

Barbara A. Lewis (1943- ) is a national award-winning author and educator.

Lewis was born in 1943. After raising her family, she was a teacher at Jackson Elementary School in Salt Lake City, Utah, where she taught children how to solve real world problems. Her classes served the community by instigating environmental improvement projects, including pushing legislation through the state and receiving two President's Environmental Youth Awards .

As a writer and teacher, Lewis has been recognized by Newsweek, the Wall Street Journal, Family Circle, CBS This Morning, CBS World News, CNN, and other national papers and programs. She has written many short stories and articles that have been published in these and other mediums, but is best known for her books that inspire children and teens to serve. She has received several awards for her books, such as the Parenting's Reading Magic Award.

Lewis lives in Park City with her husband, Lawrence. They have four children and ten grandchildren.

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